James R. Clapper Lies In Front Of Senate About NSA Spying On Americans.
S. Hrg. 113-89. (Mar. 12, 2013). Testimony of NSA Director Eric R. Clapper, Current and Projected National Security Threats to the United States. Hearing bef...
Nearly 90 Percent Of People Killed In Recent Drone Strikes Were Not The Target
Documents detailing a special operations campaign in northeastern Afghanistan, Operation Haymaker, show that between January 2012 and February 2013, U.S. special operations airstrikes killed more than...
Statues Of Whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin, Germany
In an art installation dubbed “Anything to Say?,” bronze sculptures of whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Bradley Manning have been unveiled on Friday in central Berlin. The statues of...
Ex-CFO who slammed Chick-fil-A now on foodstamps
Things haven't gone too well for the former CFO who criticized Chick-fil-A in a video he posted on YouTube. Unable to find lasting work, 37-year-old Adam Smith is living on food stamps with his wife a...
Employee Retirement Income Security Act
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) (Pub.L. 93–406, 88 Stat. 829, enacted September 2, 1974, codified in part at 29 U.S.C. ch. 18) is a federal law that esta...
Employee Rights Act
The Employee Rights Act (S.1712) is a bill introduced to the 113th Congress in the United States Senate on November 14, 2013 by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch [R-UT] and 27 co-sponsors. The bill was referred to...
Federal Employers Liability Act
The Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), 45 U.S.C. § 51 et seq. (1908), is a United States federal law that protects and compensates railroaders injured on the job.
In the years between 1889 an...
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Veterans' Preference Act
The Veterans' Preference Act is a United States federal law passed in 1944. It required the federal government to favor returning war veterans when hiring new employees in an attempt to recognize thei...
Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 is a US Act of Congress that amended the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to gradually raise the federal minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $7.25 per hour. It was si...
Employment Act of 1946
The Employment Act of 1946 ch. 33, section 2, 60 Stat. 23, codified as 15 U.S.C. § 1021, is a United States federal law. Its main purpose was to lay the responsibility of economic stability ...
Alien Contract Labor Law
The 1885 Alien Contract Labor Law (Sess. II Chap. 164; 23 Stat. 332), also known as the Foran Act, was an act to prohibit the importation and migration of foreigners and aliens under contract or agree...
Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act
The Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (also "LMRDA" or the "Landrum-Griffin Act"), is a United States labor law that regulates labor unions' internal affairs and their officials' r...
Workforce Investment Act of 1998
The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (or WIA, Pub.L. 105–220, 112 Stat. 936, 29 U.S.C. § 2801, et seq.) is a United States federal law passed August 7, 1998.
The Workforce Inve...
Taft-Hartley Act
The Labor Management Relations Act of 1947 29 U.S.C. § 401-531 better known as the Taft–Hartley Act, (80 H.R. 3020, Pub.L. 80–101, 61 Stat. 136, enacted June 23, 1947) is a Un...
National Labor Relations Act
The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (49 Stat. 449) 29 U.S.C. § 151–169 (also known as the Wagner Act after NY Senator Robert F. Wagner) is a foundational statute of US labor law which ...
National Labor Relations Act - Wikipedia
No-FEAR Act
The Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 is a United States federal law that seeks to discourage federal managers and supervisors from engaging in unlawful ...
Employee Free Choice Act
The Employee Free Choice Act was a legislative bill that was introduced into both chambers of the U.S. Congress on March 10, 2009. The bill's purpose was toThe act would have, first, allowed a union t...
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Lloyd–La Follette Act
The Lloyd–La Follette Act of 1912 began the process of protecting civil servants in the United States from unwarranted or abusive removal by codifying "just cause" standards previously embodied in pre...
Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) is a United States labor law which protects employees, their families, and communities by requiring most employers with 100 or more emp...
Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act - Wikipedia
Pension Protection Act of 2006
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109–280), 120 Stat. 780, was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on August 17, 2006.
This legislation requires companies who have underfund...
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Vivien v. Worldcom
Vivien v. WorldCom, Inc., No. 02-01329 WHA (N.D. Cal. July. 26, 2002) established a new legal theory permitting workers to recover for losses in their 401(k) retirement plans caused by investment in ...
Enrolled Actuary
An enrolled actuary (EA) is an actuary who has been licensed by a Joint Board of the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Labor to perform a variety of actuarial tasks required of pension ...
Financial core
The financial core (also FiCore or Fi-Core) is a payment so employees can work in a union environment without becoming full members, with the intent of paying only for the basic costs associated with ...
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a United States federal law requiring covered employers to provide employees job-protected and unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons....
Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century
The Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century is a United States federal law, signed on April 5, 2000, seeking to improve airline safety. It is popularly called "AIR 21,...
Closed shop
A pre-entry closed shop is a form of union security agreement under which the employer agrees to hire union members only, and employees must remain members of the union at all times in order to remain...
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Pub. L. No. 90-202Code, 29 U.S.C. § 621 through 29 U.S.C. § 634 (ADEA), forbids employment discrimination against anyone at least ...
Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. Heinz
Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. Heinz, 541 U.S. 739 (2004), is a case that was argued in the Supreme Court of the United States on 19 April 2004. The question it presented was whether Section 204(g)...